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External Affairs: Media Affairs

Director for Media Affairs

Gwendolyn Smalls
Phone: (301) 295-3981
Fax: (301) 295-1943

2014 Press Releases


Military Medical School Launches 'Enlisted-to-Medical-Degree Preparatory Program'

Enlisted service members in the Air Force and Army now have an opportunity to prepare for future careers as uniformed physicians thanks to a new program headquartered at the F. Edward Hébert School of Medicine, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences.

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USU alumnus receives Navy-Marine Corps Medal for Heroism during Washington Navy Yard Shooting

On Monday, June 23, 2014, Navy Lt. Cmdr. (Dr.) Michael Melia was presented the Navy-Marine Corps Medal for heroic actions by Navy Secretary Ray Mabus at an awards ceremony to honor victims and heroes of the shooting last fall.

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An App a Day May Help Keep the Doctor Away

Exposure to traumatic events can result in sleep disorders, depression, hyper-vigilance, increased irritability, anger and other changes in those who have experienced the trauma. Now, researchers at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences Center for Neuroscience and Regenerative Medicine (CNRM) are conducting a study using smart phone applications to help address these issues and build resilience in military service members and their families.

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